Crystal Palace boss Dougie Freedman insists he has not received any offers for highly-rated young defender Nathaniel Clyne.
The 20-year-old, whose current contract is due to expire in the summer, has been linked with both Manchester United and Manchester City after a series of impressive displays for the Eagles.
The Championship outfit have tabled improved terms to the right-back, although Palace chairman Steve Parish admitted earlier this week they would find it hard to stand in his way if a club of the stature of United were interested.
However, Freedman believes much of the speculation surrounding his young charge, who has already made over 100 appearances for the club, is due to unfounded rumours on social networking sites.
"No-one has called me about Nathaniel. This is what happens on Twitter," he told the Evening Standard.
Dreaming up stuff
"That's what annoys me, all these rumours built up on social interacting sites, people dreaming up this stuff. Then you (media) guys jump on the bandwagon, and suddenly it's being regarded as fact. No-one has ever called me about Nathaniel Clyne.
"We have made him a new contract offer because we want him to stay and continue his improvement with us - not see him tucked away in the reserves somewhere of a big club, or helping a struggling Premier League club, even another Championship side.
"He would be much better off, being part of our improvement as we build on this season towards the next campaign. Of course, I want to see him playing for a top club, but at the right time."
Clyne is certainly flourishing under the tutelage of the Eagles manager and admits that the style of play adopted by the play-off hopefuls suits his game.
He admitted: "He has allowed me to play my game so I thank him for that. He has allowed me to attack which is what I like doing and play football rather than just kick it long and run after it.
"I think I have improved under him. The manager wants us to play with a smile on our face."